ADHS: Casey Jacobsen Photo Album
January 1, 2011
Casey Gardener Jacobsen was born on March 19, 1981, a 12-pound chunker of a baby.
Even before he was old enough to participate in sports himself, Casey insisted on putting on the uniform, if only to go watch his older brothers play.
Casey grew up in Glendora, CA and looked like a surfer dude, even as a young boy.
Casey at age six.
Casey tried a couple of different sports before settling on basketball.
It was a rare ocassion if Casey ever didn't have a ball in hand growing up.
Casey drew all the logos for this school project himself as younger brother Derek looks on.
Casey's uncle, Glen Kozlowski, played for Chicago, which made Casey a Bears fan growing up.
Casey began hitting the weight room early in life.
Casey finished his career at Glendora High School with a school-record 3,284 points, placing him second on the all-time California scoring list behind Darnell Robinson.
As a junior, Casey put up a personal-best 55 points in one game.
Von and Becky Jacobsen were happy their son decided to stay in his home state when he chose to attend Stanford University.
Casey became the first player in Cardinal history to earn First Team All-America honors when he accomplished the feat as a sophomore.
Appearing in the Stanford record book 55 times, Casey is the school's all-time leader with 84 made three-pointers in 2000-01.
Current Timberwolves forward Mark Madsen teamed with Casey during their days at Stanford, and the two remain close friends.
Casey hit a shot to beat top-rated Duke as a sophomore with Stanford alum Tiger Woods looking on (right, jumping).
The Suns picked Casey with the 22nd overall pick in the 2002 NBA Draft.
Casey joined eventual Rookie of the Year Amar
Fans chose Casey as the most likely Suns player to play James Bond on a Suns.com online poll.
Casey married his college sweetheart, Brittney, in a small ceremony in Hawaii shortly after his rookie season.
Mr. and Mrs. Jacobsen stayed in Hawaii for their honeymoon and took a bike ride down the Haleakala volcano.
Casey worked hard all summer reworking his jump shot and it has paid off with an increase in his shooting percentage resulting in more consistent and quality playing time.
Jacobsen was presented with the 2003-04 Dan Majerle Hustle Award for his every effort and Thunder-like heart.